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THE BUSHMAN.

LIFE IN A NEW COUNTRY

BY

EDWARD WILSON LANDOR.

 

"Kangaroo Hunting"

 

PREFACE.

  1. COLONISTS.
  2. ST. JAGO.
  3. THE MUTINY.
  4. THE PRISON-ISLAND.
  5. FIRST ADVENTURES.
  6. PERTH.--COLONIAL JURIES.
  7. BOATING UP THE RIVER.
  8. FARMS ON THE RIVER.
  9. THE MORAL THERMOMETER OF COLONIES.
  10. COUNTRY LIFE.
  11. PERSECUTIONS.
  12. MICHAEL BLAKE, THE IRISH SETTLER.
  13. WILD CATTLE HUNTING.
  14. WOODMAN'S POINT.
  15. HOW THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AFFECT THE NATIVES.
  16. REMARKS ON THE PHYSICAL ORGANIZATION OF THE NATIVES.
  17. SKETCHES OF LIFE AMONG THE NATIVES.
  18. THE MODEL KINGDOM.
  19. TRIALS OF A GOVERNOR.
  20. MR. SAILS, MY GROOM.--OVER THE HILLS.--A SHEEP STATION.
  21. EXTRACTS FROM THE LOG OF A HUT-KEEPER.
  22. PELICAN SHOOTING.--GALES.--WRESTLING WITH DEATH.
  23. THE DESERT OF AUSTRALIA.--CAUSE OF THE HOT WINDS.--GEOLOGY.
  24. COLONIAL GOVERNMENT.
  25. ONE OF THE ERRORS OF GOVERNMENT.--ADVENTURES OF THE "BRAMBLE".
  26. SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES.--KANGAROO HUNTING.--EMUS.--LOST IN THE BUSH.
  27. THE COMET.--VITAL STATISTICS.--METEOROLOGY.
  28. THE BOTANY OF THE COLONY.
  29. MISFORTUNES OF THE COLONY.
  30. RESOURCES OF THE COLONY:--HORSES FOR INDIA.--WINE.--
    DRIED FRUITS.--COTTON.--COAL.--WOOL.--CORN.--WHALE-OIL.--A WHALE HUNT.--CURED FISH.--SHIP TIMBER.
  31. RISE AND FALL OF A SETTLEMENT.--THE SEQUEL TO CAPTAIN GREY'S DISCOVERIES.--A WORD AT PARTING.